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NEWS: Musical version of Local Hero premieres in Edinburgh, transfers to Old Vic in 2019

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John Crowley will direct the world premiere of Local Hero, a stage adaptation of the 1983 film, co-written by David Greig and Bill Forsyth, with music and lyrics by Mark Knopfler. The premiere production, a collaboration between the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and the Old Vic, will run in Edinburgh 23 March to 20 April 2019, then transferring to London in June (opening date tbc) for a run to 31 August 2019.






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‘Strallen & Labey are what this show is all about’: STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL — West End ★★★

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The book and songs here may be dire, but the entertainment shines through in Strictly Ballroom’s dazzling dance. Drew McOnie choreographs the piece (he also directs, though thankfully with a book this shallow it is hard to blame him too much for the show’s cheesy tedium) and works his usual magic.






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NEWS: Warwick Davis’ cult musical Eugenius returns to The Other Palace in September

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After a six-week run at The Other Palace at the beginning of the year and a one-off West End concert at the London Palladium in 2016, Warwick Davis and Kevin Wood are delighted to announce the return of the original British musical EUGENIUS! at The Other Palace from 1 September to 7 October 2018. Further details and casting to be announced.






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NEWS: The Vaults hosts new immersive experience inspired by Disney’s Fantasia

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The Vaults has announces its new experience Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney Fantasia, a brand new immersive experience which will open this summer, in the year Mickey Mouse celebrates his 90th anniversary. Inspired by the classic 1940 Disney film, a series of unique installations will bring some of the world’s most iconic classical music to life in a multi-sensory experience. …